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how to use hibiclens for acne

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Sort of...: ..Wet a cotton ball with hibiclens, and apply to face as an astringent. Do not allow any amount of the product into your eyes, nose, or mouth; if this ... Read More
Dr. Shala Fardin
17 years experience Dermatology
I would not: There are much safer & less irritating acne washes out there! talk to your primary care doctor or dermatologist!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Real Rx: What you are describing are basically worthless for acne. You will probably need a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide or retinoids and plus a sys ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Tolstrup
29 years experience Family Medicine
Hibiclens alternativ: Frankly, I do not think that Hibiclens is your best treatment option. I suggest you ask your Provider for a prescription fof sulfacet wash or one of t ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Triclosan is toxic: too. It's a known endocrine disruptor, and just about as bad as Hibiclens since both probably destroy the acid mantle, which protects the skin's surfa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: You may consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try a few options to see what works for you better. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-a ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or reti ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
25 years experience Urgent Care
Benzoyl peroxide: This depends on the severity. You can start with over the counter benzoyl peroxide 2.5%, higher strengths are also available. If this is not helpful, ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some options...: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such a ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Acne Troubles: You can usually keep acne under control with gentle facial cleanser, 2.5% benzoyl peroxide, and light facial moisturizer. If these fail, a dermatolog ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Start with...: Topical benzoyl peroxide. If this does not clear it, your physician can add topical Clindamycin or another antibiotic; if it's on your trunk, you'll p ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some options...: For treatment of acne, over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide gel or cream is quite helpful. If desired, a doctor can add an antibiotic gel or cream such a ... Read More
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